CHINA'S banks should increase their capital buffers to protect against any sudden economic downturn following a credit boom, the International Monetary Fund said...

[BEIJING] The International Monetary Fund on Thursday warned of brewing risks in China's banking system as it found dozens of crucial lenders needed to beef up their defences against possible...

[SHANGHAI] China's banks should increase their capital buffers to protect against any sudden economic downturn following a credit boom, the International Monetary Fund said...

[BEIJING] China should prioritise financial stability above development goals, as pursuit of regional growth targets and helping firms avoid heavy job losses had led to a surge in debt, particularly...

[HONG KONG] House prices in Hong Kong, the world's most expensive real estate market, could cool next year if the Federal Reserve delivers the rate hikes it has projected, according to the...

EDITORIAL

SINCE the global financial crisis of 2008, financial institutions have endured a slew of regulatory strictures, ranging from prescriptions on capital adequacy to a broadening of anti-money laundering...

THE global economy is enjoying a strong and broad-based recovery, and will grow even faster in 2018, but there are still risks that need attention, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF)...

[FRANKFURT] The global economy can thank Europe's robust growth for the improving outlook, according to the International Monetary Fund said...

[SYDNEY] China's plan to ease foreign-ownership limits on financial firms drew praise from IMF (International Monetary Fund) chief Christine Lagarde, who described the move as a "very...

[WASHINGTON] Warning of remaining risks to Argentina's economy, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday urged the country to accelerate the good work it is doing on reforms...